Introducing “The Future of G.L.A.M.” Panelist, Maggie MacIntyre

Maggie MacIntyre (she/her) Executive Director, Association of Nova Scotia Museum Through a variety of different jobs and projects, Maggie has had the privilege of working with many museums in Nova Scotia. For years she worked with the Nova Scotia Museum, primarily in the field of…

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Introducing 2023 “Literacy Lightning Talks” Speaker, Dr. David Michels

Legal Literacy with Dr. David Michels (he/him) Public Services Librarian, Sir James Dunn Law Library, Dalhousie University I am passionate about connecting people with the right information so they can make sense of their world, whether that is academia, work, faith, or everyday life.…

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Introducing 2023 “Literacy Lightning Talks” Speaker, Lindsay McNiff

Information Literacy with Lindsay McNiff (she/her)Learning and Instruction Librarian, Dalhousie Libraries Lindsay McNiff is a Learning and Instruction Librarian and the liaison librarian for the Centre for Teaching and Learning, the English Department, and the School of Information Management at Dalhousie University. She also…

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Introducing “The Future of G.L.A.M.” Panelist, Michael Vandenburg

Michael Vandenburg (he/him)Dean of Libraries, Dalhousie University Michael Vandenburg (he/him) is Dean of Libraries at Dalhousie University where he collaborates with a team of more than 120 staff to provide leadership for the development and implementation of strategic priorities, plans and policies for the…

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Introducing “The Future of G.L.A.M.” Panelist, Elinor Crosby

Elinor Crosby (they/them)Manager, Programming & Community Engagement (PACE) – Western District – Halifax Public LibrariesElinor Crosby (they/them) is a genderfluid queer librarian working in Kjipuktuk in Mi'kma'ki. While supporting their district’s staff in connecting historically underserved communities to library services and programming, they also…

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Introducing “The Future of G.L.A.M.” Panelist, Patti Bannister

Patti Bannister (she/her)Nova Scotia Archives Patti Bannister has been a part of the archival profession for over 25 years.  Spending the first decade of her career at the Provincial Archives of Newfoundland and Labrador where she held a variety of positions including Archival Assistant…

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Introducing 2023 “Literacy Lightning Talks” Speaker, Samantha Taylor

Financial Literacy with Samantha Taylor (she/her)Senior Instructor, Rowe School of Business, Faculty of Graduate Studies Dalhousie University Instructor Taylor’s focused on leveraging and integrating technology to increase self-reported efficacy in learners and educators. She supports Open Education Resource (OER) initiatives, sharing original pre-class mini-lectures…

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Introducing 2023 “Literacy Lightning Talks” Speaker, Emily Mathew

Food Literacy with Emily Mathew (she/her)Food Literacy Specialist at Halifax Public Libraries Emily Mathew is a Registered Dietitian, trained chef, and the Food Literacy Specialist at Halifax Public Libraries. With a passion for food and teaching, Emily is dedicated to helping people learn how…

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Introducing 2023 Guest Speaker, Jennifer LaPlante!

We are excited to announce the third of our key speakers for the 2023 Information Without Borders "Changing the Information Avenue" conference, Jennifer LaPlante.  Jennifer LaPlante is focused on bringing together innovation, strategy and technology to advance artificial intelligence. Jennifer is the Executive Director…

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Introducing “The Future of G.L.A.M.” Panelist, Jeff Mercer

Jeff Mercer (he/him)Deputy Chief Librarian, South Shore Public LibrariesA recovering history and philosophy major as well as a proud Dal-SLIS grad from the last millennium (class of ’99!), Jeff is an avid fantasy and s-f buff and will gladly talk your ear off about…

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